Monhegan Migration Report No. 3: The Usual Oddities

A Bald Eagle off Black Head on Monhegan Island / © Bryan Pfeiffer

THE USUAL RARE BIRDS HAVE ARRIVED. Yeah, it’s an oxymoron. How can rare birds be usual? Well, this is Monhegan Island, after all, where oddities (avian and human) are commodities. Take Lark Sparrow and Dickcissel, which basically breed no closer to Maine than the Midwest. They’re regular visitors to Monhegan (and other points East) in the …

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